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    September 11, 2012
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. it was 11 years ago today, when the united states came under attack. it was the anniversary of 9/11. we will take you to a memorial, a candle light vigil to remember the victims of september 11th. and police are making their
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presence felt near schools later today. the calls that came in for a girl that prompted these patrols, we will have more on that. well, good morning to you. welcome to a new day, it is tuesday september 11th, i am dave clark. >> let's check in with steve paulson for a look at the weather. >> fox is increasing there is a little low so it does look slightly cooler, 60s and 70s and down 2 to 4 degrees, and here is sal. good morning, it is getting more crowded for sure in contra costa, you can see traffic is busy approaching lafayette. also on interstate 880 in oakland, that traffic is moving well. let's go back to dave and pam. developing news, we first told you about it at 4:30,
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lorraine blanco is there where -- lorraine blanco is there where two people had to jump to safety, pam? one earn was transported and firefighters are still putting out hot spots in that second story apartment. it was fully engulfed just before 3:00 a.m. they called a second alarm when they heard people were trapped inside. they had to jump out of a second story window to escape the flames and neighbors had to help a disabled man to safety. >> they didn't come out the front door, that is when i knew it was an emergency. it was an emergency but i don't let that affect me. >> i helped him up to bed and put him in his wheelchair, which is when omar said get out
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and he had to help carry him down the stairs for me. and about a dozen or so people were evacuated but the cause of the fire is still under investigation so it is difficult getting details. firefighters are still putting out hot spots to make sure everything is out. reporting live, lorraine blanco ktvu channel 2 morning news. and it is happening right now, all over the country people are remembering 9/11 terrorist attacks on this the anniversary of september 11th. you can see the draped flag and you can see her standing at attention there. a second moment of silence is being held as we watch marking when american airlines flight crashed into the south tower of the world trade center and this
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is the spot where the world trade center once stood and the names of the victims once stood and people are scribe beg and making copies and they are also being read allowed. -- a loud. >> and at the pentagon, that will start in just about 30 minutes from now. leon panetta will be there speaking and talking directly not only to the american people but to the families of the victims. that also includes a wreathe laying and a moment of silence and president barack obama will be there as well. just a moment ago, you watched here live on ktvu channel 2 morning news as the president and first lady led a moment of silence on the lawn of the white house and last night 40 lanterns were place -- lanterns
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were placed in shanksville pennsylvania where the plane crashed and you can see that at the bottom of the memorial. they represent the 40 passengers and crew members who died on that flight on september 11th, 11 years ago. it was original bound for san francisco vice-president joseph biden will be speaking there at the shangri-la -- shanksville pennsylvania memorial. allie rasmus is live in fremont to tell us how the south bay is marking this day, allie? we are at the veterans memorial in fremont and you can see there is a group of about 35 to 40 people taking part in a can tell light vigil, they are laying roses and this is laid out for blue star moms and the group is having a short
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prayer service and everyone went through with theiree experiences and emotions. along with honoring the people, people are paying tribute to the thousands of men and women who died in iraq and afghanistan. this is the second year in a row they have organized the memorial here in fremont and an organizer told me over the phone, she said she wanted to have a simple event for people to attend on 9/11 before they got into work. it is supposed to last 45 minutes and the candle light vigil is about to wrap up. they are laying 24 yellow roses at the veteran's memorial in fremont. ktvu channel 2 morning news. in the years, security has
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been tightened nationwide and much more work needs to be done. we will get more as we take you live to our washington d.c. bureau. all lanes are up. just after 10:00 last night, it was left on the on ramp in east oakland. witnesses say they saw the bike and rider in the road and they stopped their cars to block the scene until police arrived. unfortunately the man in his 60s died of his injuries and police are investigating what caused the bike to crash and if alcohol was involved. police are investigating an attempted abduction. they are live where a 15-year- old girl said a man grabbed her
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and tried to force her into his car. >> reporter: in response to that attempted kidnapping, police will be out in force later this morning near schools. extra officers will be there during the hours kids walk to and from class. it was the last week when a stranger offered her a ride near her house. he then grabbed her but she was able to fight him off. there was a warning issues while she was walking her dog last thursday. the man is described as african- american, he had chest lengths dreadlocks, driving a black older model sedan. they are not saying which areas they are focusing on. alex savage ktvu channel 2 morning news. sal is watching everything,
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surprisingly not a whole lot is happening. fortunately traffic does look good around the bay area as you are driving around and let's look at the bay bridge, usually metering lights go on and the fast track lights go through. still nothing major yet, though coming through. also the morning commute looks good on 880 north under a south -- 88 north and southbound, no problems to highway 52. we had an earlier trash but as the you move the map to the left traffic coming in from tracy is slow and there is a crash on the shoulder and you will see some slowed traffic coming into the livermore valley and you may need some extra time this morning. let's go to steve. san mateo is a little cooler, yesterday was warmer,
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today it is cooler and an on shore breeze west wind, it looks to be increasing slightly with the breeze. i can't find it, tropical clouds continue to be here, and a northerly president yesterday, that is helping to enhance some of that fog. some lows are running 2 to 4 degrees cooler, we had some nice readings and travis fso, there is a component in place and temperatures went up. today it looks like it will increase and it is hard to see right there. that is all it takes. some morning fog, similar to slightly cooler, i don't think it will be too much change by the coast. by thursday and friday, less fog, i have known him for
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years. warmer inland, he used to cheat off me, i would say do your own work. fog, sun, nice, a little cooler, breezy at times. temperatures coming down, 60s and 70s and 80s in between. 70 in berkeley, 88 fell roy. and south san francisco lower 60s. wednesday and thursday it does look warmer and with your weekend in view as well friday and saturday. mayor jean quan, charges the city attorneys say she is facing we will explain. and there is an investigation by the state... a showdown between police and the man who opened fire at a sikh temple is caught on
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camera. it was a very close call for an officer already wounded by 15 bullets.
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is. welcome back, new this morning, acts of heroism when police were there at a sikh temple. this is from the -- bored --
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dash bored camera of a police car. the man then collapsed after being shot 15 times by the gunman wade michael page. as wade approaches, you can see the man distracting the shooter, he shoots page, later the gunman shot himself in the head. violence continues in syria and now the united nations is stepping in to help. the call for peace comes with no end in sight. the uprising began last year and since then 23,000 people have died, more than 200,000 people have left to neighboring countries. time now 6:15, they have found gaping holes in america's security 11 years after the
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september 11th attacks. live outside the u.s. capital building there are several reports to congress showing just how vulnerable we are, allison? they are taking a very tough look at the september 11th attacks. they fine the transportation security administration has gone down a trouble willing path of overspending and is not meeting taxpayer's expectations. they are expecting to offer a fierce defense noting there have been relatively few complaints and there have been no airline attacks since 9/11. now an investigation shows hospitals are not doing enough to protect highly radioactive material which could be used to make a dirty bomb. four out of five high risk hospitals have failed to implement savegards. this is a very somber day on
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capitol hill and in less than two hours, members of the house and senate will be gathering on the steps of the u.s. capital building and they will sing god bless america and this will be a show of unity during this very tense political season. allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. well the first response of september 11th will now be able to get treatment for more than 50 different types of cancer. they were exposed to toxins and they will be covered under the 9/11 health and compensation act. the cancer was not covered by the $4.2 billion health fund and those will be eligible for medical coverage. make sure you stay right here for live coverage throughout the morning on this 9/11
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anniversary. we will also have list of the bay area look for it on our website www.ktvu.com under the hot topics section. they want the state to investigate radio contamination on treasure island. there are reports that contractors may have mishandled come can't nateed material. -- contaminated material. they are looking to transfer it for a new housing development at a cost of $105 million. it all depends on whether they plan on cleaning up any hazardous waste. there is a report that mayor jean quan may be held in contempt of court. they say they have been trying to get mayor jean quan to testify and instead, she has reportedly canceled depositions
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saying she had other places to be. mayor jean quan said she is planning to be at a deposition on september 25th, yet one of the attorneys said if she does not, she will be facing very serious problems. and tracking -- cracking down on businesses who cheat. businesses have not been paid in the past year alone but they are required to pay under tax collective up to 7% of their total sales. they plan to take their proposal to the committee tomorrow. it's now 6:19 and sal is covering a power outage, what is going on, sal? we just found out pg&e is talking about a power outage and 2500 customers are without power in san jose. we are trying to pinpoint a
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specific location and customers have been without power. pg&e is aware of it, and we have that information according to a tweet pg&e sent and we are trying to follow that up now. busy in antioch and here in bay point it does move slowly but steadily across to the willow pass grade. at the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights are on. again, i want to mention, there is a power outage in san jose. if you come into the area, make sure if you come to a traffic light that is not stopped, we will let you know more coming up. let's go to steve. some areas are clear, a few clouds working their way up the coast and that will enhance it
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a little bit. very similar but probably cooler, breezy mild for some, about the same tomorrow, but it does look warmer towards the end of the week. big thunderstorm activity but it is staying to the east of us. and a little system is moving to the west of us. 40s and 50s, lower mid, 504 in the city, 53 red would wood. yesterday we had a northerly breeze and that's all it is going to take to sweep in a bit. and just a couple of degrees inland but more of an on shore breeze, temperatures are widespread, 5 to 60 -- 50 to 60 degrees and yesterday we had lower 90s, today upper 80s and not much change wednesday, it looks like things will be
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status quo and it does look warmer friday and saturday. google has announced a new you tube app. they decided its new iphones will not with a new app so it created a new stand a doesn't app which apple had not allowed. apple will make an unanimous votement and many think it will be the i-5. -- many think it will be the iphone 5. what will they do after the packers lost to the 49ers. the danger cal trans says they are protected from.
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. time now 67:25, -- 6:25, later today, mark zuckerberg is scheduled to talk in san francisco. facebook investors are scheduled to find out whether mark zuckerberg can finally shift attention to the
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company's future after the facebook stock had not been doing so well. cal trans crews are trying to assure everybody that the bridge is safe. they are talking about security features that will keep it from collapsing. also crews are trying to protect it from another big threat, an earthquake. there are more than 100 groups of cables, making it the strongest of its kind and those cables will also protect the bridge from sagging. losing to green bay packers, aaron rogers lost a bet, they had a friendly wager with the group boys to men. he said rogers agreed to post a picture of himself wearing an
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alex smith jersey. boys to men know rogers is focusing on his next game and they will give him as much time as he needs but they are giving him time to make good on his bet. let's look at what we have with the morning commute on northbound getting up to highway 17. you will see traffic that is moving along well getting to this area with no major problems. now there is a problem with an outage at the expressway so watch out for that. give yourself plenty of time and some signal lights will not be running, this was a hit-and- run accident by the way. some low clouds around, some areas are clear, about the same as yesterday, but a couple of degrees cooler.
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60s and 70s and #0s to -- 80s to a few upper 80s. how people in the bay area and across the country honoring the victims of that tragic event which impacted so many lives. firefighters still putting out hot spots after an early morning fire which sent one person to the hospital with injuries. going live to the opening bell, they are also remembering victims of 9/11. -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started.
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we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business.
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. welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. they are ringing the opening bell in new york. there are a number of organizations there on the new york stock exchange this day, national day of service and
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rememberance for 9/11, 11 years ago today, certainly the new york stock exchange and the people around wall street were affected quite severely and the markets were closed for just about a week after 9/11. there are a number of organizations there hoping to -- there is one observance and nationwide good deeds to take this day to make it a more positive experience. >> and with that we will smile on channel 2 morning news, it is tuesday september 11th. developing news, one person was hurt in an early morning apartment fire. lorraine tell us about the drastic actions some people did to try to get away from those flames, lorraine?
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they had to jump out of a second story window and right now it seems they are on the scene and we were just told there is a small water-main break on the other side of this complex. firefighters are not sure whether it is related to the fire and we will know more when we have more. now the american red cross is on its way with shelter and food. there are three apartments evacuated and well, you can't see the other firefighters who are on the other side where the fire started. it was fully engulfed just before 3:00 a.m. and they called a second alarm when they heard people were trapped inside. they had to jump out of a second-story window and neighbors had to help a disabled man to safety. because the apartments are so close together and share an attic space it can be a
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challenge to keep the fire from getting to other homes. >> as a result we were able to get some of the occupants back into the units tonight. >> scary, i never seen anything like this. i am grateful to be out of there. >> reporter: the cause of the fire is under investigation and the fire captain on scene said there was a language barrier so they are unsure whether a smoke detector worked where the fire got started and the good news is there were no other injuries. lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 morning news. all right, happening now, 9/11 ceremonies continue this morning. they are listening and remembering those who were not only at the pentagon but crashed into the pentagon and
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flight 93 was in shanksville, of course a flight bound for san francisco. we are looking at washington d.c. at the pentagon and president barack obama as well as first lady michelle obama and leon panetta participated in a wreathe laying ceremony and ceremonies continue at the world trade center site and a memorial there. now again, we are also thinking about the people with the san francisco plane where the shanksville plane with those who fought back and there were lat turns left there. now the san francisco fire department is getting ready to honor victims with a special ceremony in just about 40 minutes. tara moriarty has more on what they are doing in san francisco to remember the lives lost in
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9/11. well garage doors just went up and everybody is ready and the fire truck will be pulled up shortly and folks are gearing up near 19th and folsom and they will put the flag at half-time. the lights were up this morning and before 7:00 this morning all 43 firehouses will hold ceremonies to remember the firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11. if you would like to observe and honor the fallen in new york city and flight 93 the public is welcome at local fire stations. >> it will be somber and humbling. it is a tradition in san francisco where we read all the names of those who died and we read them all in the morning.
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it is emotional, it is a quiet, somber moment. now addition to the observes, there will be a flame lighting ceremony. and a again at 6:00 tonight, a plan to meet in sugar mill land park. for more information go to our website www.ktvu.com. live in san francisco, i am tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. well ceremonies in new york city honoring 9/11 victims are continuing and kraig boss well is there to tell us what is happening and how victims are being remembered, kraig? >> reporter: they have begun the readings of the names and that will continue for some time. very busy day and you can see
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crowds of people. number one, this is a tuesday and they are also noticing talking about 9/11. perfectly blue skies, same weather pattern which happened today. >> reporter: 11 years ago lives were for ever changed. >> it crashed, the other trade center is down, it is down. >> reporter: coordinated attacks, they hijacked commercial airlinessers and a 4th crashed in a wooded area in shanksville pennsylvania after passengers tried to gain control of the aircraft. since then they are trying to remember those lives lost. a museum was supposed to be open this month but all plans ceased because of worries of funding concerns. >> it will give us a chance to tell the story of what really
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happened there in a very moving and thought full way. >> reporter: some say the completed world trade center site will be a fitting tribute. >> i think the progress with the entire world trade center site is a testimony of the resilience. >> they hope to have it open but they obviously didn't and they are hoping to have it open this time next year. we will have live coverage for 9/11 anniversary all morning long and we have a list here throughout the bay area. it is also on our website, just look under the hot topics section. let's check in on the morning commute, what should we know, sal.
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i want to mention, this happened because of a car which crashed into a pole and this driver took off. about 3500 customers are without power and if you come upon a traffic light which is not working treat it as a four way stop and we do know 3500 customers are without power according to pg&e. let's look at interstate 880 southbound, that traffic is moving along nicely and when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, they are backed up at the pay gates, no problems into san francisco once you make it on to the beach. >> here is steve. >> filling in over the bay, what is causing that? well it is just that little guy but tropical moisture continues to stay out of our area and the upper patterns are not right for it, it is a little cooler,
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down 2 to 4 and we have an on shore breeze today but wide variety attemptings 40s to 50s and still some 40s towards the north bay, had plenty of those yesterday, lows seem to be warming. it will take today into tomorrow and fog is on the increase, it continues to rollp up and we will have inland a tempts. a little cooler price i at the times. how kind, breezily and a beautiful morning in petaluma with clear skies. a little chilly.$♪ 78 in
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vallejo, venetia. 89 for morgan hill, santa clara santa cruz coastline, 60s there and 60s in the city, upper 70s on the peninsular. here we go, it looks like a rebound starting late thursday and we will carry that to friday and saturday for warmer temperatures. emotions ran high at a meeting in vallejo. >> the message people were trying to send and why it did not go over so well, we will explain. and police will be out in force keeping an eye out for a teenage girl who caused this increased patrols.
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. starting to move up, 60s and 70s to upper 80s. here is a quick look at some of the top stories, one person suffered second degree burns after an early morning fire, they jumped out of a window and it took 30 minutes to put the fire out and it's
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now under investigation. live at the pentagon, here is president barack obama standing behind defense secretary leon panetta. this is one of the many 9/11 ceremonies and this is at the pentagon in virginia. in the meantime a third moment of silence marked the moment when a plane crashed into the pentagon 11 years ago today. events are taking place all over the bay area and now the alameda blue star moms held this vigil in fremont. coming up for you, we will take you live to san francisco, and the fire department is holding very special ceremonies of their own. there will be increased
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patrols pause a map tried kidnapping a 15-year-old girl. here is more, alex? >> reporter: well police will be out in force near schools keeping an eye on kids and all of this is in response to a possible attempted kidnapping which happened last week. extra officers will be patrolling to where kids walk to and from class after a stranger offered a girl a ride near her house. the man grabbed her but she wassable to fight him off. he is described as african- american, late 20s with chest length dreadlocks and a thin mustache, driving a black four door sedan. stepped up patrols will begin this morning and i asked where they will be patrolling but nobody was able to tell me where the patrols will be taking place. it could be another night
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of tense emotions in vallejo. last night, you can see many people were angry and they showed up to speak up about 5 deadly officers involved shootings happened police shot him and now he was not there to address the shootings and he is talking about the possibility of creating a citizen review board. >> we cannot afford to let this meeting get dismissed please let her speak. when we get outside we can say what we want. >> a vallejo city council member said members on the committee do not have the jurisdiction to make decisions on what the crowd is talking about, however she invited them to attend tonight's city
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council meeting to express her views then. and the ethics commission will finalize the report about suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi. last week they recommended removing the sheriff from office after his no contest plea which stemmed from a domestic violence incident. they will make the decision on whether ornot he can keep his job but he asked them to delay the decision until after november elections. time to talk football in the oakland raiders, they were hurt as they opened season yesterday. oakland hosted the chargers on monday night football. phillip rivers passed for 231 yards and that touchdown to malacoma floyd and raiders messed up three punt after john condo ended up leaving the game with an injury. they did have a touchdown and had a two point touchdown but
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san diego won the game, 22-14. we want to go back over to sal, what are you keeping an eye on, sal? >> well, it is getting more crowded, it is backed up beyond 880, almost out to the maze no problems getting to san francisco. there is a little bit of fog on the high-rise and it may affect flights coming to and from san francisco. you should check with the carriers especially later on this morning. and if you are driving southbound, san jose avenue, it is clearing up a crash that put some people out of power, a car ran into a power pole so please give yourself extra time, 6:49, let's go to steve. and it is moving passed the marin coast and let's see if it
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makes it to the marin coast and although it is not making a sweeping move, it will be cooler, out of the west northwest if you are stuck in the fog. it is heart to see the low over us and even though it is week it picks up and overnight lows are definitely getting cooler for the overnight hours and daylight is decreasing rapidly. also tomorrow, low clouds are increasing and there is just a little cool down, 2 to 4 compared to yesterday and it looks like it will warm up and there is just a rollercoaster ride. next week we might get our first offshore breeze and we'll see if that continues to develop. big systems continue to develop and there are cold readings in the middle of canada.
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a little cold, breezy at times, high pressure will be back, 60s and 70s to near 90s for some. inland temperatures down a couple and 80 today, livermore was 90, we will go 97, and 66 in the city, cooler weather into wednesday, more likely friday into saturday and we keep up the north winds saturday into monday. what caused all of this, thousands of dollars in damage. and some californians are putting up a stink because of the odor that is drifting for miles, we will have more on where it may have come from. [ male announcer ] the magic of nature blooms in every seed,
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. time now president barack obama speaking on this september 11th at the pentagon. i have always said, it is not with islam or any other religion, this country was built for tolerance which is what made us strong now and forever. and finally when those innocent souls were taken from us, they
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left behind unfulfill under work and tasks that remain undone and that's why on a day when others sought to bring this country down, we sought to build it up with a day of service and rememberance. scripture tells us do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. there is no better way to honor the best in those who died than by discovering the best in ourselves. this anniversary allows us to renew our faith, that even the darkest night gives way to a brighter dawn. today we can come here to the pentagon and touch these names and neil beside a building where a single stone still bears the scars of that fire. we can visit the field of honor in pennsylvania and remember the heros who made it sacred. >> we are listening live to
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president barack obama speaking live at the pentagon one of several locations in shanksville pennsylvania and of course ground zero in new york and we will have much more on all of this coming up on mornings on 2. coming up, in southern california a lot of people are holding their noses because of a strong smell of rotten eggs. some thought it was a sewerage and water board problem -- sewerage problem but complaints are coming all the way from los angeles and a lot of people think it is coming from the salten sea where a lot of fish have died and they believe the strong winds are spreading the smell to several counties. it damaged more than a dozen building. it comes after several thousand people showed up to an
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underground graffiti show which was held on 4th street. the owner invited the graffiti artist to the show before the building was renovated but the doors closed before midnight and some people did not get inside so they got angry and started tagging other businesses. he has contacted businesses and told them he will pay to have that graffiti removed. dave, pam, westbound is backed up over the 880 crossing and also the morning commute in san jose continues to be slow. northbound 101 near 280 getting to sunny veil, let's go back to steve. making it up the coast, a little above us helping to enhance that, look for fog, sun, temperature inland more into the upper 80s or mid-80s and 60s and 70s coast and bay.
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on san -- in san jose, an early morning fire caused at least one injury. and a lot of pictures, how the bay area is remembering the 9/11 victims of this anniversary, stay right here with us.
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